|4/11/2018 9:33:00 AM|
Burton Center Staff Honored
Pictured from L to R: 1st row: Sandra Smith, Barry Burton, Margie Williams, Vinice Rapley, Edrick Morton, Pernola Barr, Connie Jordan. 2nd row: Belinda Turner, Barbara Goode, Mary Johnson, Debra Scott. 3rd row: Roshelda Martin, Trixy Martin, Susan Keown, Chandra Middleton. 4th Row: Teresa Wheeler, Wanda Glover. 5th Row: Margaret Jones, Candice Foggie, Harriet Hall. 6th row: Cathy Trevino, Dean Collins, Latasha Logan. 7th row: Andy Lyle, Jimmy Burton, Crystal Johnson, Nicole McGrier, Brandon Medlin, Jacquita Ashford. Not pictured: 10 years of service - Maurice Howell, Yolanda Lorik, Roseazinna Lykes, and Wanda Fields.
Thirty-one staff members were honored at a Service Awards luncheon at the Greenwood Country Club recently.
Dr. Ann Marie Taylor, Director of the Office of Exceptional Children for Edgefield County Schools and Burton Center Board Member, was the guest speaker. “I want to honor you today for what you do. I understand the work that you do and know that is it hard work but also rewarding. Consider it an honor and blessing to be able to help people who need you,” stated Dr. Taylor.
Jimmy Burton, Executive Director, and Brian Brewer, Director of Human Resources, were joined by each manager to present awards to the following:
30 years - Belinda Turner; 25 years - Teresa Wheeler; 20 years: Margaret Jones, Connie Jordan, Roshelda Martin, Trixy Martin, Venice Rapley; 15 years: Pernola Barr, Mary Johnson, Barry Burton, Barbara Goode, Margie Williams; 10 years: Jacquita Ashford, Susan Keown, Andy Lyle, Nicole McGrier; 5 Years: Dean Collins, Ida Culbreath, Candice Foggie, Wanda Glover, Brenda Hughes, Betty Leysath, Letasha Logan, Chandra Middleton, Edrick Morton, Debra Scott and Sandra Smith.
Burton Center for Disabilities and Special Needs is a non-profit, multi-county agency, providing services for over 1,200 people with disabilities and special needs (autism, intellectual disabilities, head injuries, spinal cord injuries and related disabilities) in Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda counties. Burton Center’s mission is to Discover and Develop Unlimited Potential.
Services include: family support (respite, medical supplies, medical equipment, personal care aide services, attendant care services), day services for adults at four centers located in Greenwood, Lexington, Saluda and Ware Shoals (vocational, supported employment, self-help and academic training), early intervention, residential services (26 community residences, 3 supervised living programs, 9 community training home I’s) and case management.
For more information, visit www.burtoncenter.org or call 864-942-8900.
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